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Section 377

How life has changed for India's LGBTQIA+ community two years after abolition of Section 377

Two years ago on this day, the Supreme Court had struck down the draconian Section 377 that criminalised gay sex

Published on 6th September 2020
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How this dancer overcame discrimination from the LGBT community and became a confident gay man

Asit Baran Biswas learns and teaches Odissi, embraces the androgyny on stage to spread awareness about the LGBTQIA+ community through his performances

Published on 29th June 2020
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How Gourab Ghosh, the first-ever homosexual candidate to contest JNU elections, made the varsity more inclusive

Gourab Ghosh, the first homosexual candidate to contest the JNUSU elections tells us why it is important to recognise queer politics on India's campuses

Published on 25th June 2020
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Kolam protestor’s Pak links: Gayatri Khandhadai hits back at commissioner; says his aim was intimidation

Gayatri clarified that she was just a researcher who studied persecution of minorities in South Asian countries and that her work, in fact, supports the basis of CAA

Published on 3rd January 2020
Malini Jeevarathnam

Why does queer filmmaker Malini Jeevarathnam obsessively make movies on LGBT issues?

The protégé of Kabali and Kaala director Pa Ranjith, Malini makes cinema that is grounded and extremely focused on LGBTQIA+

Published on 30th October 2019
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Remembering Shankar Ganesan, who proved one can be openly asexual and an academic in India

Being one of the openly asexual academics, 49-year-old Shankar Ganesan passed away on Wednesday. We spoke to his friends, students and acquaintances

Published on 27th July 2019
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Odisha registers first lesbian marriage, bride's father blames black magic

Both the girls work in a private firm at Cuttack and were in a relationship for more than four years. They claimed in the affidavit that they have taken the decision to get married on their own

Published on 14th January 2019
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Why is pride associated with homosexuality? Understanding the terms queer, gay and bisexual

Who is called a straight person? The word ‘straight’ is used to refer to a person who is heterosexual, that is, anyone who has a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite of sex

Published on 22nd September 2018
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Universities have cancelled elections because SFI wins every time: V P Sanu

V P Sanu, National President of the Students Federation of India talks about college administrations' strategy of canceling college elections because they keep winning and other contemporary issues 

Published on 10th September 2018
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Gay bosses can make your employees way more productive, says Marquette Uni study

According to the US-based University study, companies that embraced and worked with diverse sexualities in their senior workforce were often way more productive

Published on 6th September 2018
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My son is not a criminal anymore: How this Mumbai couple embraced their son's sexuality will move you to tears

Rather than being distraught and stressed about their gay son's life choice, this couple educated themselves about LGBTQ rights and gave the warmest welcome to their son after Sec 377 was struck down

Published on 7th September 2018
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10 things SC judges said while striking down Sec 377 that every Indian needs to read

You know that Section 377 has been struck down. Here are the best parts of the judgement from the men and woman who changed the law for the better

Published on 6th September 2018
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Life beyond Section 377: And we finally saw the sun

History owes an apology to LGBT persons for ostracisation, discrimination, noted the judgment stating that this judgment has to be considered in all pending prosecutions

Published on 6th September 2018
Fundamental Rights

Verdict on Sec 377 is rubbish, says LGBT activist and academic Ashley Tellis

The educator believes that the historic verdict does not deserve the fanfare that it has received and says that it won't make the difference that is really needed

Published on 6th September 2018
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LGBT community has equal rights as Indians: How SC justified scrapping #Section377 

The Chief Justice also observed that the law was outdated and not in conjunction with societal norms, besides violating every Indian's fundamental right to equality and privacy

Published on 6th September 2018

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